Pick of the Day: Capacity Asia 2014 day 1
18 November 2014 |
9.15am, Crystal A, 3rd floor VIP SPEAKER: FORECASTING FUTURE TRENDS Anders Sorman-Nilsson, creative director and founder, THINQUE
Anders Sorman-Nilsson, founder of THINQUE, opens Capacity Asia 2014 and will be decoding trends, answering disruptive questions and strategising for foreseeable and unpredictable futures.
Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a futurist and innovation strategist. As the founder and creative director of Sydney and Stockholm-based research company Thinque, he has helped executives and leaders on four continents map, prepare for, and strategise for foreseeable and unpredictable futures. Since founding Thinque in 2005, he has worked with and spoken to clients like Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Eli Lilly, SAP, IBM, Xerox, ABN Amro Bank, Commonwealth Bank, McCann Erickson and BAE Systems across diverse cultural and geographic contexts.
Anders is an active member of TEDGlobal (Oxford 2009 / Edinburgh 2011), has keynoted at TEDx, guest lectured at Sydney University and University of Technology Sydney Business School, and is on the prestigious 2013 Million Dollar Roundtable roster. He is a member of the University of Sydney Global Executive MBA cohort and has completed executive education at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
His latest book – Digilogue: How to win the digital minds and analogue hearts of tomorrow's customer – is hot off the press and is featuring in top-end business media like BRW, The Financial Review, Sky News Business, Qantas Magazine and ABC National Radio.
“Anders provides vital and timely guidance on how to take advantage of the opportunities and avoid the threats of the disruptive shift from an analogue to a digital world.”
– Michael Overdorf, Harvard Business Review author
“Digilogue provides an insightful and nuanced perspective on how to prosper from digital minds without losing analogue hearts. It also happens to be extremely practical, witty and personal!”
– Malcolm Alder, digital economy partner, KPMG
“Anders' mind never rests from its quest to explain the shift in the business landscape. Digilogue is the latest journey in this quest, ambitiously exploring how the digital divide can best be bridged.”
– Mike Hanley, editorial director of the World Economic Forum
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